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Public Policy 4-21-11

Public Policy 4-21-11 - manage many areas have consolidated...

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19:04 Patterson book . Page 106-114 for Final Exam  State Funding In recent years states have increased the amount of education funding. The Dilemma Wealthy school districts generally have higher property values around the, So these districts can have a lower property tax and still receive ample amounts of  funding.  Less wealth school districts generally have property values that are lower surrounding  the,/ To compensate these districts will open have higher tax rates. Yet they often run short  on school operation funds.  Alternatives for better education Merit pay Paying teachers for performance of their students Even though its popular , there are many problems with this alternative. Challenges in Public Education District Consolidation As the economics and logistics of several smaller schools in one are grow harder to 
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Unformatted text preview: manage many areas have consolidated In the early 1900s there were over 100,000 school districts today there are less 16,000 . Consolidation By consolidating school districts can offer more programs for students at a lower overall cost. However as school districts grow large it is much harder for the parents and the general public to stay connected with the school. Private Schools They continue to grow, however percentage of private schoolers over public school is 10% . Home School Studies show that most home-schooled students perform better than public school students. 2million students in 2005 were home schooled. Single Gendered Schools Researchers argue that single gender schools have less distractions and are more effective at teaching. 19:04 19:04...
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  • Fall '08
  • Zayatz-Smith
  • Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, private schools, school districts, home school, wealthy school districts, Single Gendered Schools

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